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Folktunes Archive

Folk Tunes Archive for Teaching and Learning

A collection of folk standards, with audio hosted by archive.org.

Welcome folk musicians! The purpose of this collection is to archive and make available different renditions of folk songs. Folk music is unique in that often you attribute the style in which you play to whomever taught you the song, rather than a specific copyright holder.

Teachers and learners of all genre of folk tune in the world are invited to participate.

See Folktunes.org for more information.
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Folktunes Archive
by Fanbelt's Jam
21,770
1
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Recorded by Vernon Tilley, edited by Rob VanVeld, encoded and uploaded by folktunes.org.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: oldtime, jam session
Folktunes Archive
by Lonesome Tofu Expressway Rambling Stringband
21,139
0
3
Cripple Creek, Whiskey Before Breakfast, I'm On My Way Back to the Old Home, Old Joe Clark, Mole in the Ground --- The Lonesome Tofu Expressway Rambling Stringband--Lonesome Tofu Expressway for short, Tofex for shorter--crowded around the mic at Tom Watson's place in Kuzumaki, Iwate, Japan one cool May night in 2004 and came up with this. All for fun, of course. The band members include Daniel Conway on the guitar, Elizabeth Gordon on the fiddle, and Forrest Oliphant on the banjo and harmonica....
( 3 reviews )
Topics: Folktunes for Learning, Oldtime, Bluegrass, Recorded in Kuzumaki, Ensemble, Album Release, Banjo,...
Source: Shure SM57 (just one of 'em!) > Behringer UB802 tape out > PowerBook audio in > GarageBand > iTunes .aiff > Audacity mono .wav > Flac Frontend .flac
Folktunes Archive
by Chinkapin Hunters
6,806
4
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Flippen Jenny, Ladies On The Steamboat, Fire On The Mountain, Yellow Cat, Little Billy Wilson, Hangman Reel / Half Past Four, Elzic's Farewell, Rye Straw, Falls Of Richmond --- Chinkapin Hunters are:- Josh (washtub bass, guitar, soul) - Alec (banjo, wildness) - Robin (fiddle, energy, groove) - Jaso (fiddle, calling, dance, vocals, burps) - Beth (guitar, vocals, dance, yee-haws) Not pictured: - Rob (bodhran, triangle, love) - Ash (mandolin, vocals, harmonica, egg shaker, jingly things, passion)
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Folktunes for Learning
Source: 128Kbps MP3
Folktunes Archive
by Forrest Oliphant
6,027
2
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About: The first recording in the Folktunes collection is Cripple Creek, played on the open-backed five-stringed banjo in the clawhammer style.How learned: Martha Owen taught me this tune in the Summer of 2000 at the John C. Campbell Folk School. It was the first song I ever learned on Banjo.Chord Progression: G - C G / - - D G :// G - - - / - - D G ://
Topics: Folktunes for Learning, Oldtime, G Major, gDGBD, Recorded in Taneichi, Tune Release, Banjo,...
Source: Shure SM57 -> Behringer UB802 -> Creative Extigy -> Audacity 1.2.0-pre4 @ 16/44.1 (mono) -> Flac Frontend 1.7.1
Asaguare
by Asaguare
1,972
1
0
English traditional nursery rhyme with celtic flair. Vocals: Gluttony
Topics: traditional, folk, ethno, vocals, lyrics, song, english, celtic, fiddle, bodhran
Asaguare
by Asaguare
430
0
1
Misty version of a traditional Scottish folk song. Vocals: Lisa DeBenedictis
( 1 reviews )
Topics: alternative, ethno, folk, celtic, vocals, lyrics, song, english, ballad, chill
Asaguare
by Asaguare
356
0
0
Folk - Celtic traditional in a simple arrangement, just vocals, piano and guitar. Vocals: Maura
Topics: folk, ethno, celtic, traditional, love, vocals, lyrics, song, english, ballad, piano
Asaguare
by Asaguare
353
0
0
Traditional Celtic ballad Probably one of the most famous english folk songs, also known as 'Once I Had A Sweetheart', and has been a favourite of mine since I started guitar exercises in the 70s. However, the guitar is not dominating in this version; I tried to create a more common medieval atmosphere.
Topics: ballad, traditional, vocals, lyrics, english, celtic, folk, ethno, violin, guitar, harpsichord,...
Asaguare
by Asaguare
302
0
0
Irish pipe theme; rather slow and calm flight through little countryside villages.
Topics: instrumental, ethno, celtic, irish, folk, bagpipe, frame drum